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right here in maryland. that's bob ehrlich-- a 72% increase for us and $2.5 million from special interests for himself. nice work, bob. breaking news. major storm. the remnants of tropical storm nicole bring powerful winds and heavy rain up and down the east coast, causing historic flooding and a state of emergency in north carolina. dave price is live on the scene with the latest. campus tragedy. a rutgers university student kills himself, after an internet prank goes horribly wrong and shows him kissing another man. his roommate and another student now face criminal charges, as the college mourns his laws. and death of a legend. hollywood star tony curtis passes away at the age of 85. we'll look back at his career and his roles in some of hollywood's greatest films early
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this thursday morning, september hollywood's greatest films early this thursday morning, september 30th, 20 o 10. captioning funded by cbs a small taste of what's to come here in new york city, where we and all of the east coast are bracing for o severe weather. good morning, everyone i'm maggie rodriguez. >> i'm harry smith. good morning, all. >> i have a question for you. do you have a hard time saying you're sorry? >> no, not at all. >> you know why? because that would require you admitting you did something wrong, which is apparently very difficult to men according to a new study and poll geez less than women do. >> i find that so curious because men screw up so much, you woonk we would -- >> that's a great points. we'll talk about thamplsts first the latest onotbig storm moving into our area, the remains of tropical storm nicole. it is expected to cause flooding from miami to maine and it threatens much of the east coast with high winds and heavy rains.
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our dave price is in wilmington, north carolina this morning with the very latest there. good morning, dave. >> good morning to you, harry, in wallace park near the historic district of wilmington, north carolina. as of this morning, the park has a pool. historic rains already. it started on sunday, as of this
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7:04. the man who stride to set a car bomb in times square five months likely sentenced next week and this morning getting a look at a video released by the fbi showing what could have happened if that bomb had worked. cbs news correspondent bob orr is in washington this morning with more. good morning, bob. >> good morning, maggie. never question at all we got very lucky when faisal sha saud's car bomb failed to goff in times square may 1st but the graphic new videotape from prosecutors shows just how devastating the blast could have been. this is a mock-up test the government conducted in making
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the case against shazad. an suv like the one he used is filled with 250 pounds of explosives. shahzad who pleaded guilty to the attack, told investigators he hoped the blast would kill at least 40 people in busy times square and he had plans to set off another bomb two weeks later. >> we have decided we're going to reign an attack inside america. >> reporter: prosecutors also released this videotape of him in jihad training arguing he's never shown remorse and deserves life in prison. his crude bomb fizzled when he used the wrong type of fertilizer but his own martyrdom video shows he was intent on revenge. >> to insult the muslims and get them to fight -- >> reporter: meanwhile officials are focused on a new threat targeting western european cities. sources say teams of terrorists trained by an al qaeda-linked border planned commando-style
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shooting sprees, patterned on the mumbai attacks of 2008. the plot was discovered two weeks ago. while intelligence officials say none seem innent, terrorists are still on the loose. >> -- into western capitals but don't know who they are. they don't necessarily know where they are. >> reporter: now, sources say the latest european plot does not directly target the u.s. but security officials here are also nervous. the department of homeland security is briefing the private sector about security measures aimed at preventing a mumbai-style attack in the u.s. maggie. >> back to the sometimes square plot, watching that mock-up test, we could see how much destruction could have been caused by that bomb. is there any way to know to how how bad it could have been fatality-wise. >> not a precise way to know and the fbi was careful not to use real numbers. shahzad said he wanted to kill 40 and maybe more. i think it is a safe bet anyone
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in the immediate vicinity of the car could have been badly injured or killed but the blast would have not taken down a building or caused far-reaching damage but the psychological impact was bad enough. >> no kidding. knowing how busy times square, is it would have been a lot more than 40 people. thanks, bob. now harry. hashg cahill is standing by at the news desk. >> good morning. still no budget but congress is adjourned at lawmakers hit the trail for the final push of the campaign season. they passed a stop gap bill last night to keep the government running until early des dis. a vote, however on extending bush-era tax cuts was put on hold. congress also pace ad blueprint for nasa's future including money for an additional shuttle flight. the house passed a bill to provide free health care for workers who helped clear the ruins of the world trade center after 9/11. mks donald's is threat does not tock cancel health coverage for some 30,000 employees because of the new health care reform law. the fast food giant offers
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so-called mini-med plans for hourly workers but the issue here, the new health care regulation stipulates for 2011, health plans must spend no more than 15 to 20% of their premiums on administrative costs. the "wall street journal" reports mcdonald's and other trade groups have said because of the high turnover the administrative costs for these plans are actually higher than those percentages. on the campaign trail a heated exchange in an increasely contentious new york's governor's race. last night a reporter asked about an accusation the democratic candidate andrew cuomo had an extra-marital affair. >> [ inaudible ]. what evidence do you have? >> huh? >> then, paladino upset a photographer had been sent to the home of his daughter who fathered an extra-marital affair went on to apparently threaten the other "post" reporter.
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>> i'll take you out, buddy. >> you'll take me out? >> yeah. >> how are you going to prove that. >> he said he would provide proof of the alleged affair at the appropriate time. in california allegations republican gubernatorial candidate meg whitman employed an ill lent immigrant as a housekeeper. she worked for her nine years and says whitman knew she was in the company illegally. then, when she considered running for governor, she fired her with these words. >> and from now on, you don't know me and i don't know you. you never have seen me, and i have never seen you. do you understand me? >> whitman says she had no eyed diaz santillan was undocumented. >> all the documentation that we had said that she was legal. she had a 1099 on file with the employment agency, driver's license, social security card. we had no reason to believe that she was not legal.
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>> whitman says she fired diaz santillan as soon as she knew the truth. an important warning this morning for parents who use sleep positioners for their babies, the fda says they are supposed to help babies sleep on their backs to prevent sids are suffocation risks, babies have become trapped between the positioner and the crib. there have been at least 12 deaths. another important safety warning for you this morning. the government ordering a giant recall of several toys and children's product, cbs news correspondent michelle miller is outside the consumer product safety commission's headquarters in bethesda, maryland. good morning. >> reporter: actually, inside and the wide-ranging recall involves more than 10 million toys and products from manufacturing giant fisher-price, everything from tricycles to high chairs to these little toy cars. now, this is the 27th toy recall of 2010 and, as the holiday season approaches, parents need to be on the lookout. it is the largest toy recall of
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the year, impacting a wide range of fisher-price children's toys and products across north america. >> if these toys are in your home, parents should not allow their children to continue to play with them. >> reporter: the recall includes more than 7 million tricycles, 2 million infant toys, a million high chairs and 120,000 cars and rampways. >> because we have seen that children have had to have stitches and that the products have caused choking hazards. >> reporter: the tricycling have a protruding key causing ten reported injuries, the high chairs have seven reports of children hurt on pegs on the rear legs and the cars and rampways and infant toys have faulty parts posing a choking hazard. of the cpsc says the sweeping recall should serve as a warning
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to toy manufacturers. >> we are vigilant in looking at all products for children to make sure that hazards are removed and that children will not be injured. >> reporter: now, all of the items have been removed from store shelves. if you have them in your home, you don't necessarily have to throw them out, as she said. you can call fisher-price. they have repair kits, they have replacement parts. and the important thing to remember, just keep these items away from your kids until those fixes have been made. erica. >> michelle, thanks. i see one i have at home on the table in front of you. michelle miller in bethesda, maryland. for more information log on to our website earlyshow.cbsnews.com. this morning a search is under way for a pair of american balloonists believed lost over the adriatic sea. richard abruzzo and carol davis took off from bristol england last saturday. they were last heard from yesterday. conditions in this area are poor with rough seas and
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thunderstorms. the first time astronomers spotted a so-called goldilocks planet so similar to earth in temperature, size and proximity to the sun the conditions for life are, quote, just right. the newly discovered planet seen here in an artist's rendering is about, oh, 120 trillion miles from earth. dave price is much closer to us, this morning, although not in the studio and joins from wilmington, north carolina where the conditions are, perhaps, not exactly just right, dave.
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>> that's a quick look at your weather picture. we have broken two-day and three-day records most likely, harry, the rest will fall beating floyd's records in 1999. a tough day for people in north carolina today. >> thanks so much. one of hollywood's legendary stars tony curtis died last night at his home in las vegas. he was 85 years old. greatest rolls were from the 19 as and '60s but will never be forgotten. our cbs news correspondent, bill whit aker looks back. >> reporter: hollywood runs on good looks and charisma, tony curtis had both in abundance and he'd be the first to tell you. >> i know there was something i won't say special about me but something different that cut me out from all the other guys. >> reporter: something different that led him through a career as a big-screen heart throb, a comedy talent. a dramatic actor. and oscar nominee. curtis lived a true rags-to-riches story, born
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bernard schwartz to hungarian immigrants in 1925, got-looking young man changed his name and went to acting school on the g.i. bill after serving in the navy during world war ii. he had the looks of a matinee idol. all he had to do was get discovered. when he did, there was no looking back. >> well, see, i had all that dark hair and blue eyes, a nice figure, running around kissing girls, a lot of energy, hip-hop, jumping around, how could you not go for me? i even did. >> reporter: enough star appeal to overlook his pronounced bronx accent. he made legendary films but probably the most famous role this sex symbol had was dressing up as a woman in what the american film institute has called the greatest american comedy of all time "some like it hot." >> so did my father and
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grandfather, you might say we had a passion for shells. that's why we named the oil company after it. >> reporter: in his personal life curtis married and divorced several times most famously to actress janet leigh, their child, actress jamie lee curtis one of six he had with five wives. if there were no tony curtis, hollywood would have had to invent him. bill whit that ker, cbs news, hollywood. >> he was here just not many months ago. >> i interviewed him, hilarious and still sharp as a tack, remembered exactly what it was like to work with marilyn monroe on "some like it hot" and how his daughter jamey lee was born a couple weeks after that film wrapped. >> quite a character. >> our condolences to his family. still ahead this morning, a college student kills himself after a video of his sex life is splashed on the internet. we'll bring you up to date on this draj dee at rutgers. also, the latest on unemployment and the best places to look for a job right now.
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it continues to rain region wide and having a major impact on the morning commute. sharon will have that. >> you have to excuse me. is there anyway we can go to sharon real quick. a bunch of new advisories. sharon, take it away. thanks. >> we have will lot to talk b70 eastbound remains shut down. it's been shut down because of an accident involving an overturned milk tanker truck. traffic is being detoured on to southbound 29 with the backup. an accident on 95 southbound.
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that one past 195 blocking two right lanes. the backup to the ballet bea. the other one at bel air road. watch for two accidents in the city meantime. they will be on cold spring lane. a truck fire on 95 southbound at mountain road now blocking two right lanes with a 22 minute setback. flooding on westbound pulaski. and flooding on middle river and martin boulevard shutting down all lanes. there's a delay on the west side and the 95 delay because of the truck fire. this traffic report is brought to you by hh greg. browse over 100tv's in stock every day. back over to you. we are just getting soaking rains and some of the strongest rains we have ever seen on
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doppler radar. take a look at the watch, warning, advisory graphic. we now of have a flash flood warning for baltimore city, baltimore county, frederick county until 12:30. that joins the one for cecil, caroline, kent and queen anne's. for anne arundel, charles, montgomery, pg and st. mary's. we have a tornado watch, not a warning in effect until 1:00. you can easily expect three to nine inches of rain in the area. i think six is an easy number with a high of 75 degrees. remember, wjz is always on. don, take us to the break. >> for constant updates, go to
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nasty wet day in the big city. we'll have more on that in a bit. welcome back to "the early show." coming up, when is it time to apologize? more often than you think -- men. that's according to a new study and talk about why women find it so much easier to say "i'm sorry" than men do. >> first at 7:30 the suicide that has shocked rutgers university in new jersey. this morning, officials there believe -- officials, excuse me, believe they've found the body of an 18-year-old freshman who jumped off the george washington bridge after his roommate videotaped him being intimate with another man and put it on
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the internet. jeff glor is at the campus this morning. good morning, jeff. >> reporter: good morning you to, details of this case emerged actually on the same day the university kicked off a civility campaign trying to encourage kids to behave the right way with special focus on technology. now, one student, as you mentioned, is gone and two others are facing serious charges. rutgers university freshman tyler clementi, accomplished vi len player, just 18 years old, killed himself after police say his roommate put online a live recording of him having a sexual encounter with another man. last night, students on campus mourned his loss. >> i heard about it just tonight and -- >> reporter: the tragedy now can apparently be traced back to online postings. the night of september 19th, his roommate and friend streamed the video then he tweeted.
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a message that appears from clementi was sent out on a gay community message board two days later. he saw me making out with a guy and later added the school probably won't do much of anything. in his last message on facebook clementi posted a suicide note. jumping off the g.w. bridge, sorry. his driver's license and college i.d. were later found on the bridge and wednesday a body was pulled from the hudson river. the two have been charged with invasion of privacy for spying on clementi and could get five years in prison. >>
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steady and heavy rain continues to fall. we'll get a midday break. more heavy rain this afternoon and this evening. watches and warnings are many. we have for at least 15 counties in maryland a flash flood warning in effect with the a tornado watch in up next, who's hiring out there? we'll tell you where the bright spots are in our very slowly recovering economy. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. i was driving in northern california. my son was asleep.
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the official saying is the recession is over. i don't buy it. 9.5% of the country is unemployed, double that underemployed. tell them the recession is over and they will probably laugh in your face. who's been hit? manufacturing, real estate. this has been i don't want to say a narrow recession but if you are in those industries, if you are a home builder or real estate agent, you've been slammed. >> yeah. demographically, who are the people out there who need the jobs the most? >> you've got teenagers are desperate. i mean, more than one out of every four teens 16 to 19 is out of work, one out of every four, which is incredible. obviously people in the manufacturing industry, a bit of positive sign there but still very difficult for them. and if you don't have a college degree, there's about a 15% unemployment rate. >> very difficult. there were temp jobs supplied by the government because of the census, those have gone away. as we get closer to christmas, might there be another temp upswing. >> let's hope. macy's announcing recently
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65,000 people will be hired and toys 'r' us saying 40,000 people will be hired. so, you will get a job for two months then come january can, you convert that to full time? that's that underemployment number we talk about so much. >> right. we have seen an uptick in manufacturing, not a giant uptick but a microtick perhaps. how do you read that? >> at least it's a tick. >> right. i mean, i'm serious. it's small there. are some signs. you have general motors plants that were supposed to have furloughs, they've brought some people back. >> yep. >> starting to see a little signs of life. i don't want to paint an overly rosie picture, harry but at least trickles there. if you want to be a miner, right, mining jobs are in great demand president you and i will go to wisconsin or wimbledon and dig a gold mine, silver mine, iron-ore mine, there's -- i'm serious, mining is booming. >> it is an option, absolutely an option. one of the other industries that has jobs going begging is health
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care. it is a little late for me to go to medical school but if you are a nurse or -- i mean there, are all kinds of jobs out there that literally, they're begging. >> the story that has not been told enough, perhaps, is that there are more than three million job opening in this country, according to the bureau of labor statistics. >> wow. >> we don't hear that much, do we? >> yeah. >> so many of those, are, as you said, harry, in health care, nursing doctors or the back end. even the insurance companies, believe it or not. >> somebody's got to push the paper. >> believe it or not will hiring. accounting is another one. a proclivity to help people or good with numbers an accountant or in kelt care you can probably name your job right now, actually. >> brian sullivan thank you so much. appreciate it. >> thank you. >> up next, saying "i'm sorry" a new study says it's not that men can't apologize, they just don't. we'll be right back.
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in this morning's health watch, saying your sorry. according to one new study it is actually easier for women than for men to say those three little words. the sfloen apparently men just don't always know when to say it. he >> i am deeply sorry. >> i'm so sorry. >> i apologize first and most importantly to my family. >> reporter: sometimes, men make mistakes that are so big, they realize pretty quickly an apology is necessary. >> i have sinned against you. >> reporter: but what about the little slip-ups throughout the day? do men have a tougher time knowing when to say "i'm sorry"? when you look at your relationship in general, who would you say says the phrase "i'm sorry" more? >> me. >> no way, donald, that's a no-brainer, really. you just said it in person. no, me. >> reporter: you do. >> absolutely. >> reporter: a recent study out of canada found women are
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quicker with an apology than men but not for the reasons you might think. the fascinating part of the study is that they actually showed just random scenarios and of those scenarios, women perceived more of them needing an apology. so, it's not that men don't want to apologize, it's just that they look at a situation, they don't see it as apology-worthy, whereas women do. >> reporter: hear that, ladies? it's not that your man atrade to poll geez, he just doesn't know when he needs to. >> women are a lot more considerate than men. they are always worried about offending their friends or their significant others so they're much more apt to apologize for things that would never bother a guy. >> reporter: you are apologizing because you mean it or to placate her? >> because i mean it. >> reporter: while it may be difficult for men to realize they're in the wrong, getting into the right is actually pretty easy. >> some men don't apologize enough. i don't see what the big deal is. if it is going to quell a situation and make everything
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okay, just say those two words. >> are they capable of saying the words, let's establish that firstly. >> can i just hear you say the words? (mumbling). >> come on, harry. >> i apologize all the time. >> you say it. >> i'm sorry. >> i disagree, cooper said you should just say it. i don't think you should just say it to end an argument. what was interesting they had people write down scenarios and when they would apologize so men just didn't find some of the scenarios as quote/unquote offensive as women, bringing up an interesting point we agreed on i think as women sometimes we apologize too much. we say we're sorry all the time when we shouldn't. >> and it almost doesn't have a meaning. >> i'm not sorry, harry smith. >> ah-huh. >> you've bun wrong, what, maybe -- soinchts you're lying. you're lying to us. >> you have been wrong two or three times in your life? have you said you're sorry. >> yes, i'm sorry. >> say it again for good
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measure. >> but i don't mean it. >> there we go, it brings it back full circle. >> let's just leave it alone. >> we'll be right back s. [ answering machine beeps ] [ son ] hi, mom. sorry i missed your call. [ coughs ] call me. ♪ [ sneezes ] [ female announcer ] kleenex brand tissues are america's softest. [ sneezes ] [ female announcer ] no wonder people go out of their way to share them. [ sneezes ] ♪ [ female announcer ] now it's even easier to share. [ coughs ] [ female announcer ] send a kleenex brand share package for free today at kleenex.com. softness worth sharing. ♪
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the mammogram confusion continues. you all remember it was big news last year when the report came
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out saying you maybe did not need them until after 50. now a new study shows they may benefit women in their 40s after all. hopefully, jen, you'll help us sort it out. >> this is thought going to be a game changer, maggie, the debate will continue but we'll break it down. >> we can look at least the pillows and cons. >> absolutely. >> women can make the best decision for them maybe as an individual at the end of the day. >> absolutely. you need to weigh risks versus benefits and we'll go through that. >> it is interesting, andrea had one yesterday and one of those things at a given point in your life you have to put it on your calendar and do it and be diligent about it. lord knows what the consist kwenz can be. >> mime 40 but my husband, when i turned 40, made the appointment for me and said, you're going. >> see, that's a man who cares. >> it is. >> that's better than saying you're sorry. [ laughter ] >> hey, honey, don't worry about saying your sau, but have i got something to you. i'm going to take up to lunch and then a mammogram. >> ooh-hoo!
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it continues to be the story of the day, including the way to work. sharon will have that. >> that picture we showed at -- is where the least rain is falling. just green returns over the area. you go over to the east side of baltimore city and into baltimore county right around the beltway and look at all of that rain falling. what's really impressive is this one little return between rockville and annapolis. look at the scale. i have never seen a return showing that much rain in the area, and that's not the first time it's happened in that one
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particular region. we have had steady and heavy rain down here in pg and montgomery county. let's take a look at our watch, warning and advisory dwrask. we have a flash flood warning. a flash flood warning in effect until 10:45 for anne arundel, calvert, charles, gom gornlings pg and st. mary's. we have a tornado warning statewide with the exception of garrett, allegany and frayed prick counties until 1:00. we have a flood watch in effect statewide except for garrett and the western portions of allegany county until -- throughout the entire day. we're looking from three top nine inches. six inches is a good number. area wide for rainfall this
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day. 75 degrees will be the high. right now we're not mid-60s. send it over to sharon gibala, wjz traffic control. the good news is 70 eastbound accident is cleared up. still watch for delays. you'll watch for an accident on the top side inner loop at bel air. another one in annapolis at forest drive. watch for a truck fire 95 southbound on the shoulder. 14-minute delay to emmer on it road, flooding on pulaski highway. that one at ebenezer closed due to flooding. north point between german hill and willow and west patapsco. 27 minutes shawan to the beltway and there's a look at your drive times and speeds on the beltway. this traffic report is brought to you by your toyota dealer. toyota, buy right the first time ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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hello, everybody. it is thursday morning, a little wet where we are. we hope you're having a good morning so far. welcome back to "the early show" i'm maggie rodriguez with harry smith. coming up, we'll bring you the latest on mammograms, an intense going on, as you know, about when women should start being tested regularly. seems as though recommendation keeps changing. this morning yet another story now says testing women in their 40s could reduce the risk of dying by 26%. our dr. jennifer ashton will help us sort it out. what do lady gaga and the
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dalia lama have in common? sounds like a jar son carson right? i'm sorry. i'm too old to be mentioning that. they are both on twitter, along with about 100 million other people around the world. we'll have to twitter a how-to lesson this morning and tell you why celebrities, in particular, love tweeting. >> first, we want to get the latest on the big storm up and down the east coast today. dave price is in wilmington, north carolina. good morning, dave. >> good morning, maggie. this is what happens when you get 20-plus inches of rain over four or five days in a row. there's just nowhere for this water to go, and that's the big concern throughout north carolina and, indeed, up and down much of the mid-atlantic states, as we head through the next 24 hours. right now, we've broken all sorts of records. you can see t
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remember yesterday we were saying it didn't have to have a name to be a problem. dave just proved it and first warning doppler radar. we are in a river of moisture showing no signs of letting up. we thought earller, take a look, that we may get a break midday with more coming our way but right now i'm not seeing a break on the radar. watches, warnings for all >> announcer: this weather report sponsored by farmers insurance. we are farmers. we are insurance. >> keep in mind the big concern today is not so of the wind from this system, it's just the rain. there's nowhere for this water to go and it's working its way up the east coast. if you are traveling today, it is going to be tough going out there. that's a quick look at your
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weather. erica, back to you in new york. thanks. aig announcing a deal to repay billions in bailout funds it took from the government it was among financial companies hardest hit by the credit crisis. it took a bailout worth as much as $180 billion. the u.s. treasury will get it back by swapping debt for aig common stock to be sold over time. a pakistani security officials tells cbs news a man in islamabad has been arrested in connection with the times square bombing. he is said to have introduced faisal shahzad to the taliban who drove the car bomb into times square. he will likely be sentenced to life in prison next week. this video shows what investigators say would have happened, you see it there, if his bomb had gone off. he says he wanted to kill at least 40 people and planned to detonate a second bomb. the washington state woman who faked her acid attack had her first day in court. our correspondent priya david
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joins us from vancouver, washington with more. good morning. >> good morning. bethany storro had nothing to stay to reporters entering court yesterday. she faces charged of theft in the form of tens of thousands of dollars donated from well-wishers before they learned the attack was made up. bethany storro appeared in court wednesday, carrying the scars from a hoax that captured the sympathy of the country. >> you wish to plead not guilty at this time? >> yes, your honor. >> reporter: the 28-year-old pled not guilty to charges of stealing $28,000 in donations from well-wishers after she allied about being atacked with acid. >> did you wake up that morning and go, i'm going to carry some acid in a cup and throw it on the first person i see. >> reporter: initially she claimed she was randomly attacked by an african-american woman who said, hey, pretty girl before throwing acid onto her face. later she confessed in a police interrogation buying drain cleaner for $17 and deliberately
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burning her face in an attempt to commit suicide saying, when i realized it wasn't killing me, i thought maybe this was the answer to all my problems, to have a different face. >> when you put all of these behaviors together, we're seeing someone who has a severe emotional disturbance. this goes beyond a depression t. may even be delusional behavior, perhaps thrown in with some sort of sociopathic behavior, too. >> reporter: court records show she went on a spending spree with the donation money purchasing clothes, train tickets a laser facial peel, apple computer item and dinner for her parents, bills that added up to $1500. >> i think a court is going to be skeptical of they claim she suffers mental illness, because the obltive evidence shows that she was motivated by money. >> reporter: a motivation that could cost storro 15 years in prison and a $30,000 fine. bethany's trial is set for
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december 20th. for now, the special bank account where those donations are being kept has been frozen and her parents are pledging to return every dollar of the 28,000 she received. erica. >> priya david-clemens in vancouver, washington, this morning. thank you. hollywood legend tony curtis has died. a major star in the 1950s and '60s, he had a number of roles including in the comedy "some like it hot" with marilyn monroe. >> that's my hobby. >> you collect shells? >> yes. so did my father and my grandfather. you might say we had a passion for shells. that's why we named the oil company after it. >> curtis starred in dozens of films and received and oscar nomination for his role "the defiant ones." tony curtis died last night at his home in las vegas. he was 85. now, here's maggie. >> erica, thank you. up next here on "the early show," do women in their 40s need mammograms? we'll look at the latest evidence that says yes. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. ♪
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welcome back at 8:10. when should most women start having mammograms? last year a blue/ribbon panel suggested at 50. now a new study suggests women in their 40s wo have mammograms can significantly cut their risk of dying of breast cancer. our dr. jennifer ashton is here to tell us morning. good morning, jen. >> good morning, maggie. >> so, what did this study find? >> remember last week we talked about a study out of norway. this came out of sweden. a very large study, over a million women, limitations like every study but found the women in the 40 to 49-year-old age group who had mammograms reduced their risk of dying of breast cancer by 26%. again, i do not think this is a game changer, this is just another another in the battle, ongoing debate between mammogram's pros and cons. >> but it is in keeping what we
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heard much of the time women in their 40s should have mammograms and last year this preventive task force changed it to 50. why did they change it to begin with? >> a lot has to do with science, mammography is not a perfect screening test, maggie. it has a lot of limitations involved, it has false positives, in other words finds things that turn out not to be cancer and has false negatives meaning it can give you a normal result with still cancer there. obviously, there's cost involved. it's not a perfect test but right now really is best imaging slash screening test that we have and last year the reason that the preventive service task force said it might not be so great or even recommended in women in their 40s really comes down to numbers. it comes down to statistics. and this study actually was this keep with that. it shows, in order to save one life over 1200 mammograms would need to be done every other year for a ten-year period for women in their 40s. now, the hard-core statisticians and scientists will say, well,
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those numbers do not support its use in this age group. >> except if you are the one. >> exactly. but, for women who are that one life or for doctors like myself who sit across from a patient and say, you might be the one or i don't want to miss the one cancer in you, my one patient, emotion comes into play and medicine, as a science but also an art so you have to take into account science, statistics, numbers, you also have to take into account emotion, no getting around it. >> a lot of women probably didn't do it because it was expensive but now with the new health insurance coverage plan it's going to be covered, so i bet we will see more women do it. is that what you would rec hend to your patients, to do it just in case. >> in medicine, in science, we don't want to do things juts in case but want to do things on evidence, do risks and been fit, balance each other out and are the pros and cons in keeping for what we recommend. for low-income women, maggie, mammography is not as accessible
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as we would like. we hope with the new health care reform we hope they will have mammography or other screening tests available to them. i can tell you that with anything that changes this quickly, most doctors and most women will stay the course for now and not make any sweeping changes. >> dr. jennifer ashton, thank you, jen. >> you bet. coming up next, to tweet or not to tweet? that is the question and we're going to try to answer it when we come back. you're watching "the early show" on cbs. [ answering machine beeps ] [ son ] hi, mom. sorry i missed your call. [ coughs ] call me. ♪ [ sneezes ] [ female announcer ] kleenex brand tissues are america's softest. [ sneezes ] [ female announcer ] no wonder people go out of their way to share them. [ sneezes ] ♪ [ female announcer ] now it's even easier to share. [ coughs ] [ female announcer ] send a kleenex brand share package for free today at kleenex.com. softness worth sharing. ♪ equals chili's $20 dinner for two.
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do you tweet? so far tens of millions of people have signed on to the social network including a lot of big-name celebrities who use it to communicate directly with their fans. technology expert katie linendoll is here to take us inside the world of tweets. good morning. >> good morning, harry. twitter has become such an important measure of star power as some celebrities have millions of fans postings -- following their daily postings
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but it isn't just for stars and star-struck fans, becoming a popular platform for just about everyone. the fastest growing social network in the world built around one quirky noun, the tweet. no, no, not that a text-based message consistsing of 140 characters or less. when someone tweets, they become part of a global conversation and since there are no limits on what you can say, twitter has become the ultimate soap box. more than 100 million people worldwide use twitter, including some unlikely participants. however none have embraced the trend like she and other stars use the site to speak directly to their fans anytime, anywhere. >> cuts out the middleman and the publicist, true unfiltered celebrity. >> recently ashton cusp ter sweeted against allegations he
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cheated on wife demi moore. embattled actress lindsay lohan confessed to the world she relapsed in her struggle with addiction. i did, in fact, fail my most recent drug test, she tweeted. perhaps in an attempt to beat the press by leaking her own gossip. this hip-hop star only needed 17 of 140 characters to say i'm sorry to singer taylor swift for his behavior at last year's video music awards. >> i'm really happy for you. i'm going to let you finish. but beyonce have one of the best videos of all time. >> reporter: no all celebs are on board. they closed their twitter accounts after negative attention. and john mayer, one of the most active on twitter just announced to his 3.7 million followers he is unplugging from the network as he heads back to the recording studio. while distracting for some twitter addictss crave -- of
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course instant updates on family and friends. so, if you are not already tweeting, it might be time to join the conversation. >> so, if you don't know how to twitter or tweet, as the case may be, katie will teach us houf. >> the best part about twitter it is so incredibly easy. if you thought facebook was easy this is more intuitive. go to twitter.com, you can't miss this big orange button. the sign-up button is huge, orange, takes you to the next page to create your own user name, create a profile picture, a little back grounds there. are people 104 on twitter. >> really? >> if they are, you can be. >> okay. all right. so, you've signd up. then what happens? >> okay. that's the best part about it. twitter is all about following people and following people you find interesting. you can follow friends and family. you can follow the president. i like to actually follow a lot of sites that do something for me. retail me not dot com is a great
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example. they give me coupons. i have half a shop if i see the say kre promo code every day they give me a discount. >> one of our white house kors defnts is an amazing person on twitter because he tells you really interesting things all the time. >> i was thinking you would be, too. but i ound ut on your twitter account you haven't signed in like in like a year. so, i didn't know what was going on. >> i decided i really wasn't that interesting. >> yeah, you are, like breaking news stuff. >> all of that stuff there. are good tweets and bad tweets. what's -- help us understand -- first show us a bad tweet. >> things that drive me crazy, the most powerful ceos and executives with thousands of followers put pretty bad tweets up there, like embarrassing for them. example, bad tweet, ooh, i'm feeling a little tired going have a green tea like what does that bring to the table? i don't know. >> which is my argument about twitter. >> but you can have a good tweet. for example in i want to go an
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now and say, hey, turn on "the early show" we are talking twitter 101, it is realtime and you can tune in, also. >> how do you rake through the -- how do you get -- separate the weet from the chdz haffe, as it were. >> that's on you. you for me, my world is the tech world i get a lot of realtime news faster than from news stations just by following good people on twitter. >> how do you find out then what others are tweeting? >> exactly. you go to your home page. every time i sign in, every one of the people i'm following the pop up. it is just that easy. remember it is realtime. hopefully you are following people with informative things to say. >> so, say, for instance, you can tweet, help me find blah, blah, blah. >> exactly. >> or what's the best site for blah, blah, blah or who's the best person for blah, blah, blah. >> for example if i want to find breaking news i'll search cbs and automatically see all the cbs channels i can tweet.
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if i want to follow them, i hit follow and instantly can see their entire feed. it is that easy. with a site like cbs it it is cool, keeping you in the know, an example of good tweets. >> you also need to understand the vocabulary. >> yes. >> can you teach us? >> the twitter world has this whole vocab. the first you need to know the at symbol if put it before any user name it means you are sending that person a message. pretty simple. then retreat, rt, actually short say one of my friends sends something really interesting, maybe my friends want to see that, too. i can actually retreat. i'll show you how easy it. i can send that message clicking the re-treat and that appears on my page. >> following versus following. >> you can following people who are interesting and people can
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follow you and get your messages. twitter is all about following and followers. >> thank you very much. >> get back on twitter, harry. >> okay, dude! if you are already on twitter, you can follow us there at ,,,,,
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sharon has your traffic receipt after marty's weather. >> here is first warning doppler radar. we have a ton of rain continuing to sift through the area. we've seen some of the heaviest rain between rockville and annapolis. let me show you what i'm talking about real quick. look at the scale. when was the last time you saw wrote on that scale? i don't think i have.
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this river of moisture continues for the next many, many hours. i want to point out i've gotten a couple of emails. we have a tornado watch in effect until 1:00 . two specific emails from cecil county in effect everywhere until 1:00 because of this unstable air mass. we have a flash flood warning for baltimore city, bolt county, caroline county until 12:30. sealsle, queen anne's until 10. anne arundel, charles county, peach county and st. mary's until 10:30. we've got very severe weather coming or way. we'll safe raj about a six inch rainfall. now over to sharon gibala, wjz traffic control. it started off busy and stayed busy.
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we have two accidents one on the outer loop. watch for within at 97. three accidents in the city all on loch raven at exiter and havenwood and loch raven. we have the truck fire at mountain road. you still have delays back to emmer ton road. flooding is an issue. two feet of water in the roadings. eastern boulevard is closed at martin boulevard because of flooding. so is north point. flooding is an issue an west patapsco. delays on 83, talk about significant ones, 18 minutes, 23 minutes to shawan road. 16 minutes from roughly on to 28th. significant delays. there's live look at old port road. this traffic report is brought to you by disney on ice.
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there must be 30 or 40 spring streen songs. one that you know that second. >> you know and it gets you going especially on a rainy day like today you think ah, yes. >> that's why we played it for you all. one of the reasons we played it. the other reason? >> what. >> you are about to meet a couple joining us exclusively in the studio, the happy couple, 23 days until the big day for ed and jen but thought they would take engagement foes and go to
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the beach in new jersey. who do they run into, jersey's own the boss. there he is. he says ed has a guitar and calls him over. what happened next, well, you'll have to stay tuned. >> oh. >> i like that story. also ahead this morning, ryan reynolds, usually in romantic comedies not exactly such serious stuff, oh, my gosh this movie he is in a night-mayor scenario a truck driver in the early days in the war of iraq. remember the guys in conveys always under attack. >> terrible. >> he ends up being taken hostage. the entire film is shot with him in a box underground. >> he's buried. the thought of it already makes my skin crawl. >> we'll talk to him. also ahead you know the old saying if it sounds too good to be true, it probably s. you have probably seen those ads that promise you can make money at home even if you have no experience or special skills? >> yeah. yeah. >> there are some companies that actualcly help you work at home legitima legitimately.
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this morning, we'll help you separate all those from the scam artists out tlimplts it is good to know there are a few. >> there are and rebecca jarvis found them. >> dave is in wet wilmington, north carolina with yet one more check on this horrible weather on the east coast. good morning, dave.
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good morning. we continue to get pump held. this rain sun releanting -- relenting. we'll end up with six inches of rain. the graphic confirms what dave has mentioned about a tornado watch in effect until 1-67b8g9 an immediate concern for all the counties lit up in very bright green. after those expire the fl >> the governor has declared states of emergency throughout
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north carolina. keep in mind there is no sign the rain will let up today and so many areas are already seeing flooding first thing this morning. it's going to continue to be a problem. airport delays will stretch all the way here into actually sections of new england today as winds begin to kick up, as well. we saw a gust here of 35 miles per hour within the last half hour measured at the airport here in wilmington. a tough day to commute. if you are heading to the east coast, check your airlines and you may want to rethink those plans and set things back about 24 hours or so. that's a quick look at your weather picture. harry, we'll send it back to you in new york. >> from "the proposal" to "wolver veen" -- he's taken on a wide range of roles but be prepared to see him as never before in the new movie "barry" a man struggling to survive after being trapped in a box and buried alive. >> my name is paul conroy.
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i'm an american citizen from hastings, michigan, a civilian truck driver for creston, rowland and thomas, taken hostage somewhere in iraq. i need one million dollars by midnight tonight baghdad time or i'll be left to die in this coffin i'm buried in. i'm told if the money is paid -- i'm told if the money is paid, i'll be let go. if it is not, i will be left to die here. >> so, it's you in a box and a cell phone and a cigarette lighter. >> yeah. >> right? for how many minutes? >> for 90 minutes. 90 minutes, yeah. >> the idea came along and somebody said, hey, rye, you want to read this script for a movie in a box for an hour and a half? >> yeah. >> you thought. >> yeah, i'd love to read it. i don't want to do it but i want to read it. it sounds interesting. that's the way it went. i read it and i said i love -- this is probably the best script i've read in my entire life but
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it's impossible to shoot. so, no. good luck. and then the director wrote me a letter which was a little longer than the script and describing exactly how -- >> how he would do it. right. >> what he aimed to do and what i think he achieved you take this very small space and you create a universe in that small pace and a lot of people think you would be very clos tro for pick and confined, what would you do, in a coffin the entire movie, we never cutaway but by the enyou feel a universe and get to know this guy so well. >> this is not like anything i think i've ever seen. you've got to know this is not like anything you have ever done. in the process of doing this, this as intense as anything that's ever been on a screen. >> yeah. >> what was it like to do? >> you know, i wish i could say it was a little fluffy to do but it was that intense. i mean, i think i spoke maybe ten words socially throughout the whole shoot. i mean, i just -- everybody had their heads down. it was really hard for the crew,
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in fact. the crew would have to leave the sound stage, sometimes. we shot in barcelona in spain and nobody spoke english and it was isolationist and fed into that but the shooting process was not unlike most dental surgeries, really awful. if a fentist used only hammers >> i was going to say without the stuff that helps you not feel it. >> yeah, exactly. >> you go through an intense experience, shot this, what, two weeks? >> 17 days. >> 17 days. when it was over, did you freak? >> i did freak. i mean, there was just a ryan-sized hole in the side of the sound stage on my way to the airport, i'm out of here. i was practically skinless. it was just -- yeah, it was -- it was -- the movie is so bloody scary that, you know, i think you have that thought when you watch the film, what would i do if this was me? what would i do? and i think, going through that physically for 17 days was just i think enough for anybody. >> man. you know this is one of those
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things that's going to happen in your life, i'm sure you didn't anticipate it as you were reading it, maybe, well, let's give this a shot. this will be a game-changing moment in your life, i mean career-changing moment. >> yeah, it felt like that. it felt like that when i saw the movie the first time. when i was shooting it, i didn't think that anyone would ever see this movie, to be honest with you. >> really? >> yeah, i mean. >> would never get distribution. >> it's just -- i mean, it felt hitchcock, it had that kind of feel to me and there was something old-fashioned and also something completely modern because it had never been attempted before. >> one of the reviews i read said hitchcock will turn over in his grave because it's that good, taken to a whole different level. couple other things i want to talk to you about, not the least of which is "green la tern" right you. >> yeah. >> are you done with that. >> just funnished four weeks ago. >> as as opposed to 17 days did, it take like 17 months. >> it took forever. i can't remember when i wasn't shooting "green la tern" i was
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12 when i started my first day. >> when does it come out? >> june 17th, every in the entire world, i think, yeah. >> for those of us watching ryan reynolds for, you know, lo these many years, i have one word for you, maybe two words. ben wilder. >> yes. he lives, he lives, he lives. >> on dvds around the world. thanks, man. appreciate it. >> really appreciate it. thank you so much. >> congratulations. maggie? thank you. you've seen ads promising you can make lots of money working at home. with unemployment rates still sky high it can be attempting but the better business bureau has received more than 5,000 complaints about scams this year alone. rebecca jarvis is here to separate the frauds from the legit opportunities. there are legit opportunities out there, right, rebecca? >> there are. >> which we'll run lieu but first let's warn everybody about the scams. how do you spot one? >> the better bns bureaus 99.9%
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of the time and go to google and say make money from home or make lots of money and press send, the things you will get back nine 9.9% of the time are scams. things to look out for are area mom makes $3,000 in a week. things like, send us some money and we're going to promise you massive returns. those are the types of things to watch out for and also, just as an overview, if it sounds too good to be true, it very likely is. a lot of money for a little work or little experience likely is a red flag. >> all right. but there, are plenty that are on the up and up. let's talk about some of them. i've heard about people running customer call service centers from your home. how you go about that? >> a couple of companies out there very highly rated from the better business bureau that help you get your resume out to these call centers so you can work from home, have a job sometimes with benefits, sometimes with bo thusses involved that doesn't require a lot of skill in the firstples. one of the big things you are a native english speaker because a lot of these companies are
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looking for alpine access offers online training. you can go to your website on the lower third of our screen and they will let you know what opportunities are out there and also call center careers, you can brows jobs throughout the united states and they have a list of some of the top job opportunities on their website. >> those two websites connect you to a company you can work for in customer service. i have heard you can be a tutor online if you are proficient at something. do you have to have a degree? >> in some cases do you but in many cases you need proficiency and can test to see whether you are capable but great for people who are bilingual or know math really well or edit. there is such a great demand. tutor.com is hiring right now and universal class. one last thing that i'd like to say for people who have that skill set, if you are willing to leave home, you can go to craigslist and say i have this skill set, i'm a willing tutor and in many cases college
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campuses are great for advertising the skill set because there are so many people and they need the extra tut tutoring. >> and you can find them on the internet. you can sell your gold on the internet, what's the best place. >> go to one the better bns bureau says are strong. you why local jeweller is a great place to start with for a sense how much is this gold worth. i want to say one thing about this. people often think i don't have anything around the house. you'd be surprised. in many cases there is value and the gold is at a record high, $1300 an ounce, you can get a pretty good deal. >> especially when you put them altogether and make a nice little chunk. >> exactly. they are looking at the weight. >> what if you make something, is there a place you can sell your stuff, crafts? >> fc.com is a great place. >> what is in. >> etsy.com, a lot of people are
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familiar with ebay, of course but this is a place for vintage items they say 20 years or old and artwork. if you have that as part of your business it is a great place wamplts if i find a company online i'd be interested in working for at home. how do i research them? >> go to the better bns bureau website. at their front door there is a place you can type it in and you see it there on your tv set, they will tell you whether or not it is a reputable company, whether it is reputable and how many complaints they get. >> we love all the cool stuff you are bringing this week. thanks. >> thanks, rebecca. >> to learn more all haw tof do is go to our website earlyshow.cbsnews.com. erica? >> thanks. a question for you, when is three a crowd, not a crowd, that is? with the odd man out happens to be a music legend and that's exactly what happened in this photo, as you see. there you see the soon-to-be-married ed geier and
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jen smith with bruce springsteen. they ran into the boss and now ed and jen are joining us exclusively in the studio this morning to tell us all about it. this is a dream come true for so many people and you guys are from new jersey. so, for people from new jersey, bruce springsteen sort of has an extra special meaning. gentle us, you are out there. when did you first notice you weren't alone? >> well, i was walking behind the boys so they were already up there talking to bruce and i came up and ed said, jen, do you know who this is? and sarcastically i was like, no, i have no idea. then i started yelling it's bruce springsteen. >> bruce springsteen, were you already chatting with him. how did you end up start chatting with the boss. >> we walked up. first of all i brought my gionet tar. >> you just brought it for the picture. >> yeah, for the pictures, absolutely. i walk up and my friend chris is going, yo, yo check it out. i would go over, he's sitting there i'm like three feet away
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from i'm like hey, man, what's up. he's like play that box. i'm like -- >> you didn't start playing, you said you handed it off. >> as soon as he said play that box i was like -- my exact words were like, here. >> apparently all it took. he started playing this is guitar bruce springsteen started playing. >> yes, this guitar. >> have you played it since. >> i haven't touched it. no i'm kidding. yeah. >> you were chatting sounds like he was really nice and very approachable. >> yeah, it was cool. he just started fiddling through, picking through and he started asking us questions about the wedding and they were answering talking back to him. as he was playings he starts repeating what we were saying in song talking about the wedding. it was cool. >> you are from new jersey so he sort of has this extra special place in your heart but you are actual fans. >> absolute sfwlool you did have a moment, jen, you thought, can i request a song. >> no, but i had a moment where he is actually playing the guitar right in front of me and i'm just watching his fingers
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going what's going on bruce spring seen it front and center, best place in the house. >> a friend was taking engagement pictures and the photographer actually said, hey, will you get in the picture? >> uh-huh. >> did he seem to hess talt or pretty -- >> no, he was like, sure. that's when we said, all right now you're prop. >> he was real cool. he didn't ask the guitar, i handed it to him. he took it, he sat down and moved over, really laid back and cool. >> you are getting married on october 23rd, about three weeks. are you sending out an additional invitation at this point to bruce springsteen. >> we would like to. >> do you think he would come. >> i don't know. >> you already had a little bit of bruce springsteen woven into your wedding isn't that right. >> yes. >> where would we see the bruce springsteen touches. >> since we are both big music fans we have decided to name all of our tables at the reception after someone. even before we met bruce, we were doing one of our tables,
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"secret garden" by bruce springsteen. >> did you tell him? >> no, i didn't. >> probably didn't think of it at the time. was there ever a moment you thought okay i'm sitting here next to bruce springsteen obviously trying to play it cool. did you ever think what should i talk about now. >> everything was so natural. there were no crowds around. there was nobody like behind us except for him taking pictures. he was very relaxed and made us feel relaxed like talking with a buddy. >> what a great memory. >> yeah, it was cool. >> and a good start to your "glory days" ahead. >> there you go. >> best of luck to you giles. congratulations on the wedding. enjoy your honeymoon. i guess it pays to bring your guitar wherever you go. >> absolutely. >> thanks again. >> thank you. >> stay with us. we'll be right back. you are watching "the early show" on cbs.,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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they ended up actually doing commercials for chevy trucks. this that's what that was. it took them only a couple tries. >> if you are not familiar with them they do these seemingly imperfect shots, when harry discovered them on the internet seems like everybody kept saying this has to be edited no way you can throw a basketball from one end of the stadium for a perfect shot. >> the one that put them on the map, they have their own website and it is fun to go to, they have all these crazy shots. >> do we have that one, the one at texas a&m? >> take a look. this really put them on the map.
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they are aggies. they are there at the stadium. take a look at this. >> when you watch it, it is impossible to see a cut. >> right. >> which we started to realize -- >> exactly the beginning said it's got to be fake, it's got to be fake, it's got to be fake. is, you go on their website and it's full of this. >> it's fun. >> crazy, crazy things. >> how do they do it is the question. the next one that they've done, which they are going to unveil on our program tomorrow exclusively, i believe. >> took three hours to nail. >> which it's much longer than it usually takes for them to figure out but take a look. this is the one that is most recently on their website. so, he kicks the field goal and then -- the football goes into the -- >> i love it. it's six guys, right, that do this? >> right. >> four of them will be with us tomorrow. didn't you run into one of their dads recently? >> yeah, he said "dude." >> perfect laufrz. >> we love you, man.
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i love this one, too. >> the moving target. >> just another -- >> nothing stops them. >> the power of the internet, two of these guys have now graduated college and are making this "dude perfect" thing their job, it's their business and they are apparently very successful at it. >> a couple of guys are in graduate school now and, you know, talk about finding something you love and figuring out a way to make money out of it, right? >> don't forget that "dude perfect" latest shot which we can't tell you anything about. we won to. the only thing we will say is that it's worth seeing to believe tomorrow on "the early show." they're going to unveil it here exclusively. it took them three hours -- >> isn't this the longest one they've done yet? >> yes. yes emplsts it was taken from atop a 150-foot tall texas church tower. that's all. >> up on a steeple. we won't tell you what they, were you know, trying to shoot into. >> that's it. >> and it's not on twitter. >> it is not on twitter.
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but that's not his only bad idea. harris was the only senator to vote against expanding the child care tax credit and against the state's cancer treatment program. andy harris' extreme ideas will cost us. a look outside your window. it's been raining. it continues to rain and will rain for awhile. marty is not first warning weather center. >> thank you. i want to point something out. then i'm gibing to put the radar in motion it's right in this area here that over about the past hour, two hours we have seen the bulk of the rain. let me put this in motion and show you what i'm talk bsmght we've had heavy and steady rain, but, look, there's that river of moisture.
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it's almosten relenting from south of annapolis hugging the western shore of the bay up to eastern baltimore county, harford county, right to the mason dixon line. if we see major flooding that's where it will be. let's take a look at our watch, warning and advisory graphic. it's in effect for all the baltimore, baltimore county, frederick county. 10:00 for cecil caroline kent count queen annes. carver county charles county, pg and st. mary's. we have a tornado watch in effect statewide with the exception of dare rete, allegany, washington and frederick county and a flood watch for everybody throughout the entire day. there will be a couple of high wind warnings. right now, as we were discussing, it's rain that's
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the real issue. the forecast calls for a high of 75 degrees. 59 and overnight. clear skies. 72. keep it sunny. pretty darn gorgeous. that's a bigger picture and very simply put, it just doesn't look like this rain wants to come to an end anytime soon. take it away. >> we want to remind you that wjz is always on. for constant updates and the up to the second forecast, go to wjz.com. the national transportation safety board is in montgomery after a bus crash in bethesda. a pennsylvania-based tour bus plunged 45 feet off the skyramp of interstate 273-0679 the driver, 66-year-old joseph clabaugh of hanover, pennsylvania was killed. 12 were injured.
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